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Check the mouth. It is very common for boxer's gums to start growing over their teeth. If it is bad enough they can be chomping on their gums and it's painful. It's called Gingival Hyperplasia. Oral surgery is usually what they do to help.
 

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Is it OK to swallow food without chewing?
I think it's fine as long as they aren't eating too fast and swallowing a lot of air with it. One of my boxers has hardly any teeth and we mix his kibble with water and soft food. I imagine he swallows most of it whole, he's been this way for the last 3 years or so.
 

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Many dogs just swallow their food even without chewing. My boxer didn't chew, my poodle sometimes does. You could use a slow feeder bowl to help them eat slower. I see that Amazon now carries the stainless steel slow feeder bowl which is my preference.
 
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